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ON CURRENT AFFAIRS IN 2016

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KENNETH WESTHUES
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Updated with quotes for December 2016:

Classic:
Only connect.
— E. M. Forster, Howards End, 1910.

 

Direct:
Whoever is turned into an island, dies. Whoever prevents that, redeems the world.
Eliminating Professors, 1998.

Garden moment for December 2016:

Christmas has been celebrated in St. Augustine, Florida, for 450 years, longer than anywhere else on the continent north of Mexico. This cross in the garden of Misión Nombre de Dios marks where Pedro Menéndez de Avilés founded the settlement in 1565.


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